Previous article

The Japanese FTC publishes a report on competition in the wake of the rapid expansion of consumer e-commerce

The Japan Fair Trade Commission ("JFTC") published the Report on the Actual Status of Consumer e-Commerce Transactions (the "Report") on January 29, 2019. The rapid expansion of consumer e-commerce in Japan in recent years has promoted competition in the retail market, but at the same time, it has also raised concerns that the availability of information and the transparency of competitors' actions have rendered it easier for anticompetitive behaviors to be carried out. In this context, the Report aims to illustrate the results of the JFTC's investigation of the actual status of consumer e-commerce. The investigation was conducted from January to November 2018 by way of questionnaires and hearings from retailers, manufacturers, online mall operators and

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers

Already Subscribed? Sign-in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.

Read one article for free

Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.

 

PDF Version

Authors

  • White & Case (Tokyo)
  • White & Case (Tokyo)
  • White & Case (Tokyo)

Quotation

Toshio Dokei, Hideo Nakajima, Takako Onoki, The Japanese FTC publishes a report on competition in the wake of the rapid expansion of consumer e-commerce, 29 January 2019, e-Competitions January 2019, Art. N° 107909

Visites 18

All issues

  • Latest News issue 
  • All News issues
  • Latest Special issue 
  • All Special issues